The Enduring Influence of the Assuring Better Child Health and Development ABCD Initiative


In May of 1999, NASHP and The Commonwealth Fund launched the ABCD project. As states continue to address issues related to early childhood development, this report offers lessons, strategies, and policies learned over the past 12 years through this initiative. This report provides an overview of the focus and priorities of the ABCD initiative, a high-level snapshot of impact and critical success factors that can contribute to making a difference in the health and development of young children.

Source: National Academy for State Health Policy

Available at:

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s